Tag Archives: poetry and poems

2013.42.1

Verse about a fictional (?) conversation between `Angus` and `The Kaiser` during WWII

Pamphlet of printed verse/poem/song about a fictional (?) conversation between `Aonghas` and `The Kaiser` during WWII, by Maighstir Niall MacIlleathain – Bard a` Chomuinn Thirisdich. Sold in aid of The Tiree Association Ladies` War Work Guild.

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2012.109.3

Book in Gaelic “Oideas na Cloinne” by Alasdair Mac Neacail

Softback book of Gaelic prose `Oideas na Cloinne`, with handwritten notes and pull-out chart of “The Gaelic Verb”. Signed as belonging to A Ernest Glen, Glasgow, Oct. 1951. Found amongst the belongings of Annine Black.

2012.95.3

Book “The Life and Legacy of Alexander Carmichael”

Softback book about Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912) who travelled the Highlands and islands in the second half of the 19th century collecting charms, hymns, songs, stories and poems from Gaelic oral tradition. From the proceedings of a four-day conference held in Benbecula in 2006. Includes references to Tiree in the index.